Hausfeld's 1L Diversity Fellowship program provides a unique summer employment opportunity for exceptional first-year law students from historically underrepresented backgrounds in the legal profession. Fellows are awarded a spot in the firm’s summer associate program in Washington D.C., and a $10,000 scholarship towards their 2L academic year. Fellows are paired with two firm mentors, a partner, and an associate, who in addition to the summer associate committee, provide support and structured feedback on work assignments and guidance on law firm culture and social events throughout the summer.
Hausfeld is a leading global law firm specializing in complex litigation on behalf of plaintiffs in the areas of antitrust, environmental threats, consumer protection, data breach, commercial & financial disputes, and human rights, often with an international dimension. Our diverse team of attorneys has been appointed by federal courts to lead the nation’s most complex class actions. This position offers the opportunity for extremely substantive, interesting, and challenging work with recognized leaders in the bar. Applicants should be enthusiastic about this mission-driven work and the opportunity to dive into complex problem-solving challenges.
Successful applicants must demonstrate: (1) a record of academic excellence, (2) leadership experience, and (3) community involvement. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and must include a cover letter or 1-2 page personal statement, resume, transcript, and short writing sample. First-generation law students are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please visit our website.
Applications will be accepted from November 14, 2022 – January 16, 2023.*
*The Firm requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Applicants requesting exemption from this requirement because of a medical condition or religious belief should contact the Human Resources Department at firstname.lastname@example.org